Recent Submissions

  • Madness in Jasper Heywood's 1560 version of Seneca's Thyestes 

    Daalder, Joost (CML Inc, Indiana, 1996)
    The Roman tragedian Seneca is generally, and rightly, considered to have made a profound impact on the dramatists of the English Renaissance. As his work preceded theirs by many centuries (he lived from A.D. 1-65), and as ...
  • Thyestes 

    Seneca, Lucius Annaeus; Heywood, Jasper (Trans.); Daalder, Joost (Editor) (Ernest Benn Limited, 1982)
    This is an edition of an Elizabethan translation of Lucius Annaeus Seneca's play, Thyestes, written in Latin in Imperial Rome. Thus the play presented in this volume is not merely classical, but also one translated by an ...
  • Senecan Influence on Shylock's "Hath Not a Jew Eyes?" Speech 

    Daalder, Joost (Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis group, 1984)
    In this paper, Professor Daalder is at least as concerned with what he considers to be the beneficial impact of Seneca on Shakespeare (in one important speech), as with the mere fact of Shakespeare's debt to the Roman author.
  • Review of "Shakespeare and the Classics" edited by Martindale and Taylor 

    Daalder, Joost (Oxford University Press, 2005)
    A favourable review of "Shakespeare and the Classics", edited by Charles Martindale and A.B. Taylor (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).